Counter-Terrorism

You are here

  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Email
  • Whatsapp
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • China’s First Anti-Terrorism Law: An Analysis

    China’s First Anti-Terrorism Law: An Analysis

    The problem lies not just with the anti-terrorism law’s tough provisions but also the manner of its operation and its implications in terms of tightening political control.

    March 29, 2016

    Educated Unemployment and Insurgency in Manipur: Issues and Recommendations

    Educated Unemployment and Insurgency in Manipur: Issues and Recommendations

    The problem of educated unemployment is mainly two fold, firstly, scarcity of government jobs, and secondly, the, virtual lack of any other employer in Manipur other than the government.

    February 23, 2016

    Fighting the Islamic State: Role of the P-5 Nations and India

    Fighting the Islamic State: Role of the P-5 Nations and India

    Direct Indian military intervention against ISIS would depend on how the situation unfolds over the next year. As an emerging power sharing a littoral with the region, India has an important role to play in acting as a catalyst for West Asian stability.

    November 23, 2015

    Paris Exposes the Limitations of the West’s Approach to Counter Terrorism

    Paris Exposes the Limitations of the West’s Approach to Counter Terrorism

    Against the backdrop of the Paris attacks, there is a need to introspect about the effectiveness of the approaches adopted by major states to counter terrorism.

    November 18, 2015

    Shyam Hari asked: What is the difference between the lexicons ‘Anti-terrorism’ and ‘Counter-terrorism’?

    Vivek Chadha replies: On the face of it, both “anti-terrorism” and “counter-terrorism” seem similar and the difference borders on semantics. While the official glossary in the Indian context does not differentiate the two, international writings do highlight essential differences.

    Army Should Back the State Police Not Replace Them in Counter-Terror Operations

    Army Should Back the State Police Not Replace Them in Counter-Terror Operations

    Instead of exhibiting eagerness to take a leading part in every internal security task, it would be prudent for the Army to remain alert and be prepared and willing to back up the police.

    August 03, 2015

    Deployment of Central Forces in the North East: Need for a Realistic Security Audit

    Deployment of Central Forces in the North East: Need for a Realistic Security Audit

    The security audit should be done in a realistic frame and may include some interlocutors and officers of the C&AG`s department given their understanding of the functioning of the state government machinery at various tiers as well as their independence of approach.

    July 15, 2015

    Ensuring Peace in the Northeast

    Ensuring Peace in the Northeast

    The internal security situation in the North-eastern states is complex. It requires people with in-depth knowledge of the terrain, society, politics and culture and history of insurgency in the region to be placed in positions entrusted with the handling of affairs.

    June 11, 2015

    The Ambush in Manipur: New Dimensions to Militant Violence in the Northeast

    The Ambush in Manipur: New Dimensions to Militant Violence in the Northeast

    Obtaining Myanmar’s help to counter covert Chinese connections with insurgent groups like the UWSA and by extension with anti-India militant groups such as the NSCN (K) is important for long term stability in the Northeast.

    June 11, 2015

    Internal Security Priorities for the New Government: Institutional Reforms

    Internal Security Priorities for the New Government: Institutional Reforms

    The IDSA policy brief looks into the complexity of internal security challenges and how best to deal with it. The brief suggests building a Centre-State synergy to cope with contemporary trends like increasing urbanization, growth of mega cities, demographic shift, rising expectations of the youth and social media.

    May 19, 2014

    Pages

    Top